Year 2021 / Volume 1 / Issue 1

Fitim Rifati, Assist. Prof., Institute of History “Ali Hadri” Prishtina
Paqe: 67-91
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Abstract:The Albanian armed uprisings against the Serbian and Montenegrin occupation and annexation of Kosovo, present a realistic tableau of a historical period (September 1913 – April 1914) until the Albanians were confronting with three alternatives for their future: organizing the armed uprising for liberation, emigration and assimilation. This study article explicates the attitude of the Kingdom of Serbia and the Kingdom of Montenegro towards Albanians, primarily to those Muslims, the causes of the organization of armed uprisings for liberation and their results. Through archival sources, the press of that time, published documents and historiographical literature, presented new information and interpretations whom enlighten and construct events, occurrences and personalities, which have characterized Kosovo during that time. Increasingly, relying on the source data, reached in ascertainment that the Serbo-Montenegrin kingdoms in Kosovo intended to implementation the state policies whom lead towards national, demographic, cultural and radical changes to the detriment of the Albanian population.

Keywords: destruction, Kosovo, Serbianisation, uprising.